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    NCAA Releases Post-COVID Protocol For International Flights

    The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has released a COVID-19 Pandemic Public Health Protocol for Nigerian-based crews operating international flights. Flight crews must now wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and observe Infection, Prevention and Control (IPC) measures for the duration of their flights. The protocol also states that flight crews will not be quarantined but undergo mandatory testing for COVID-19 every 14 days at a cost to the Air Operator upon return to Nigeria, as flight crew members who test positive for COVID-19 will be taken to a treatment center for further management. In a letter with reference NCAA/DG/AIR/11/16/120 27th May 2020 signed by the Director General, Captain Musa Nuhu…

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    The Fish Meat Controversy! What You Need to Know

    Often times people wonder whether fish is considered meat. While most claim that fish is technically a type of meat, others point out that there are many ways to classify meat which includes religious guidelines, dietary restrictions, and nutritional differences can be used to categorize fish. This helps in an in-depth look at whether fish is meat. Definitions of meat vary Whether fish is classified as meat varies based on how you define meat. Your religious views, dietary preferences, and personal health needs can also factor into this judgment. Basic definitions Many people rely on the dictionary definition of meat, which is “the flesh of animals as used for food”. By…

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    Worst Foods to Eat in the Morning

    Eating an unhealthy breakfast can be far worse than not eating at all. A healthy breakfast includes fiber, protein and healthy fat that gives you energy and makes you feel full. In contrast, an unhealthy breakfast can make you feel sluggish, cause you to gain weight and increase your risk of chronic disease. 1. Fruit Juice Fruit juice is one of the worst choices you can make if you’re trying to avoid hunger, weight gain and chronic disease. Some fruit juices on the market actually contain very little juice and are sweetened with sugar or high-fructose corn syrup. High sugar levels increase your risk of obesity, metabolic syndrome, type 2 diabetes and other diseases (14Trusted Source, 15Trusted Source, 16Trusted Source). Even 100%…

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    COVID-19 Recovery Plan: Osinbajo

    Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Saturday said the federal government plans to take advantage of local resources and create jobs, in order to reposition the economy as the country grapples with the ripple effects of the coronavirus pandemic. Vice President Osinbajo made the comment during his appearance – via video-conferencing – at the Platform, an annual event organised by the Covenant Nation. Nigeria has recorded 2,170 cases of the deadly coronavirus and 68 deaths, according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). To tackle the virus spread, the federal government has implemented lockdowns in three regions – Lagos, Ogun and the FCT – while state governments have instituted varying…

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    N1.2b ‘debt’ suit against CBN, four banks

    A Federal High Court in Lagos has struck out a suit by the Muhammad Shitta-Bey family of Lagos seeking to recover a N1,275,351,167 billion judgment debt from Great Nigeria Insurance Plc, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and four other banks. The four are: Wema Bank Plc, First Bank Plc, United Bank for Africa Plc and Polaris Bank Plc, in a suit marked FHC/L/CS/180/2020. Justice Oluremi Oguntoyinbo on Wednesday, April 30, found no evidence that judgment debtor/applicant Great Nigeria Insurance and the five other garnishees owed the Shitta-Bey family the sum as judgment debt. The family, represented by 11 members on February 25, 2020, approached the court claiming that the…

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